Re: Glasgow, CNN, and the panopticon

On Tue, 15 Nov 1994, Landis Duffett wrote:

> about the surveillance cameras now in use in the commercial district of
> Glasgow? The police sit in front of the TV screens and control the cameras
I have been studing photography/power from foucauldian
perspective and I found an article from "History of Photograhy" 1991/4
which said that already in 1824 there was a plan to construct similar
surveillance system in Glasgow. Note that this was before photography was
invented. The plans were to build up the system based on camera-obscura.
As far as I know the plans were never fulfilled (until now)
Tapio Onnela

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